Welcome to Penn State Anatomy Graduate Program Faculty
The program faculty are drawn from several basic and clinical science departments and represent a wide range of research interests in the neurosciences. Interactions and collaborations are encouraged and the interdepartmental structure of the program provides students with the flexibility to take multidisciplinary approaches to research problems in neuroscience. Selection of a research advisor is determined by mutual consent between the advisor and the student.
The following is a list of the graduate faculty participating in the Graduate Program in Anatomy. Most graduate faculty in Anatomy also participate in other interdisciplinary graduate programs including the Cell and Molecular Biology, Genetics , Neuroscience and Integrative Biosciences (IBIOS). Click on the name of the faculty member for more information about their research program and recent publications.
Bariatric surgery restores nerve cell properties altered by diet
Understanding how gastric bypass surgery changes the properties of nerve cells that help regulate the digestive system could lead to new treatments that produce the same results without surgery, according to Penn State College of Medicine scientists, who have shown how surgery restores some properties of nerve cells that tell people their stomachs are full.More...
Penn State College of Medicine awarded $1 million AMA grant
Penn State College of Medicine has been awarded a prestigious $1 million grant by the American Medical Association as part of a program aimed at transforming the way the physicians of tomorrow are trained.More...
Penn State Hershey entrepreneurs win first 'startup boot camp' awards
Dr. Joseph Sassani, ophthalmologist at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and professor of ophthalmology and pathology at Penn State College of Medicine, is the winner of The TechCelerator@Hershey’s inaugural Eight Week Boot Camp program for promising entrepreneurs.More...
Collaborative Hershey and University Park medical service trip
This spring brought the first collaborative spring break service trip for University Park undergraduates and Hershey medical students and physicians.More...